The Bourbons

the history of a dynasty
  • 222 Pages
  • 0.13 MB
  • English
Hambledon Continuum , London, New York, NY
Bourbon, House of., France -- History -- Bourbons, 1589-1789., France -- Kings and rulers -- History., France -- Kings and rulers -- Biogr
StatementJ.H. Shennan.
GenreHistory., Biography.
LC ClassificationsDC36.8.B7 S54 2007b
The Physical Object
Pagination222 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22672529M
ISBN 139781847252005
LC Control Number2008277452

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The French Revolution of brought about the fall of the Bourbon monarchy and resulted in the execution of Louis XVI and his wife, Marie-Antoinette. In exile under Napoleon, the Bourbons returned to power for fifteen years after but never fully re-established their authority.

This book tells their fascinating  › Books › History › Europe. This new history of the Bourbons is notable for being both comprehensive yet concise as it charts the rise, fall and rise again of the great French dynasty.

Henry IV, king of Gascony, became king of France after the murder of the last Valois monarch in The Bourbon rulers who followed, including Louis XIV, the 'Sun King' and Louis XV  › Books › History › Europe. The book tended The Bourbons book focus more on style of kingship and how that effected the polity, but since personality etc plays into that, there were a lot of personal details.

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